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-- nelson mandela. he was 95. lost itstion has greatest son. our people have lost a father. although we knew that this day diminishe, nothing can our sense of the profound and .nduring loss >> of mandela served for five years as the first black resident of south africa after the african national congress artie help end apartheid in 1994. guy johnson has more on the mandela legacy. firstree man takes his steps into a new south africa. >> from prisoner to president, his 1990 release from jail signaling the end of the racist policy of apartheid. he would go on to become the country's first truly democratically elected leader. >> i do hereby promise to be faithful to the republic of south africa. wasorn to a local chief, he one of 13 children and the first member of his family to attend school. he began opposing the white minority a policy of apartheid, laws that segregated society and made colored south africans second-class citizens. byst, mandela was moved gandhi. more aggressive, so did he. as the head of the armed wing of led ational congress, he violent sabotage attacks and was arrested an
-at- large. he is from the ebay campus. next, details on the funeral arrangements for nelson mandela. stay with us. ♪ welcome back to the second half-hour of bottom line on bloomberg television. i'm mark crumpton thank you staying with us. let's check where the markets finished the session. you're with us at the bottom of decemberon this friday 6, 2013. good news for the stock market today. tocks rose sharply. and job gains were reported. that is an encouraging sign for the economy. and the unemployment rate dropped to the lowest in five years. the s&p 500 was up at 1805. the dow jones industrial average, rising to 16,020. the nasdaq composite index right rising at 4062. let's check some of the top stories for the hour. honorhedule of events to nelson mandela has been released. the south african president has declared it a day of her question. they'll be followed tuesday by memorial service. nelson mandela died yesterday at the age of 85 years old. he will lie in government buildings until his burial. president obama will be among the dignitaries attending the funeral. willding champion
headlines including the preparations for the memorial service for nelson mandela. in ukraine and thailand. these and other stories when "bottom line" continues in just a moment. ♪ ♪ >> welcome back to the second line" onr of "bottom bloomberg television. i am mark crumpton. thank you for staying with us. as we hit the bottom of the hour on this monday, december 9, 2013, a big acquisition in the food industry. 500,g the most in the s&p a company that announced an agreement to buy its rival u.s. food and an $8.2 billion deal, and the s&p 500 index closed one point up above its previous level, the broader market at 1808. index, it composite was up about six points today, 4068. of the top some stories we are following for you. president obama and ban ki-moon will be among world leaders speaking at a mass memorial service for nelson mandela. obama, the first lady, and george w. bush and his wife la ura will arrive around 1:00 a.m. on tuesday -- mr. obama and others. bill clinton and timmy carter will join them in johannesburg. the service is tomorrow at a soccer stadium. that was where nel
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